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Cheese Logs

By Kelly Bogard I love cheese. There, I said it. And I, along with many other Texans, am very excited for National Cheese Lovers Day. From Grilled Cheese sandwiches to Three Cheese Enchiladas or Macaroni and Cheese, there are so many recipes to make with cheese. Cheese is pretty versatile, too. You can use it as a main ingredient [...]

What does it mean to ‘eat healthy?’

By Jennifer Dorsett For many of us, healthy eating was one of our top New Year’s resolutions. But what does that really mean? To me, it’s nutrition and moderation and not based on a trendy label. Now, I’m not a dietitian or a nutritionist. But I do know that most foods are good in moderation. [...]

Cowboy Cookies

By Kelly Bogard This is Texas. I'm accustomed to seeing cowboy hats and boots pretty much everywhere I go. I'm also used to seeing fields of oats this time of year across the majority of the state. Oats in any form are a favorite of mine. I like them in pancakes. Or with apples. Even [...]

What does a growing Texas population mean for agriculture?

By Julie Tomascik Texas is changing and growing. The Lone Star State is home to more than 28.3 million people, according to data released late last year. That’s a lot of folks. And a lot of homes, shopping centers, restaurants, stores and more. What does that surging population mean for Texas farmers and ranchers? It’s [...]

Cheeseburger Soup

By Kelly Bogard Who doesn't like a big bowl of hearty soup to warm up from the cold we've had here in Texas? I know I sure do. And there are three things that are a must for me in a good soup. Number 1: It needs to make a lot. Number 2: It needs to [...]

New Year. New You. Same Ag.

By Justin Walker 2018 is officially here. Hallelujah! Sure, 2017 had its good moments. But ask just about any Texas farmer or rancher, and they’ll tell you the New Year couldn’t get here fast enough. Wildfires. Tornadoes. Hurricane Harvey. Months without rain. It was a long year, and not just for agriculture. We were all [...]